Himalayan Culinary Samman - 2019

Culinary Samman


First of its kind Tourism Awards in the Himalayan States commissioned by PHD Chamber Uttarakhand State Chapter will be ode and a testimony to the efforts of thousands of people working day and night to make our travels to the state comfortable and enjoyable. PHD Himalayan Tourism Samman (HIT SAMMAN) are aimed at galvanizing the tourism industry in the Himalyan states. The purpose of the awards is to identify, analyze and reward desirable behavior and performance in broadly two categories:




This Himalayan Culinary Extravaganza will extend over every aspect of Culinary & Hospitality specific to Himalayan Region with special focus on Uttarakhand cuisine & ingredients. The event will allure visitors and explore the possibilities of satisfying the appetite with the ingredients of the Himalayan origin and thus exploring new dimensions of the array of recipes' for Himalayan Tourists.

  •  Top Hotel Mgt. Institutions of the region will participate.
  •  A celebrity Chef will lead the eminent jury.
  •  Culinary art research scholars will be engaged in documenting the technical aspects of the contest to be published as research paper
  •  A team of local professional chefs will demonstrate the Himalayan Culinary Art at the Demo Kitchen of the IHM Dehradun.
  •  5 Finalist teams will contest live for the 2 categories of Sammans from the kitchens of IHM Dehradun



Top three categories of "HIMALAYAN CULINARY SAMMANS"
The eminent Jury will decide from amongst the Five finalist contesting teams

Top three Categories of Popular Choice Sammans
Around 70 Hoteliers & Restaurant owners of the town will be invited as delegates & based on their live feedback the “POPULAR CHOICE HIMALAYAN CULINARY SAMMAN” will be awarded to the teams